Posted by Sep 16, 2015on
If you happen to be a curious armchair traveller, do we ever have good news for you. Google Street View, through the Galapagos 360 project, has recently released brand new Galapagos images for the public to enjoy.
Posted by Aug 20, 2015on
Thanks to the teamwork of Birds In The Hand, LLC, the Charles Darwin Foundation, the Galapagos National Park Directorate and a generous donation from the Galapagos Conservancy, "BirdsEye Galápagos" is officially launched this week. This is a new application that will support the identification of birds in the archipelago.
Posted by Aug 14, 2015on
The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) received satellite imagery donation in high resolution from DigitalGlobe Foundation through Brown University in the United States.
Posted by Jul 30, 2015on
In 2014, the collection of eggs from the wild and captive-rearing of mangrove finch (Camarhynchus heliobates) chicks, a critically endangered species of the famous "Darwin's finches" took place for the first time. A second season has just been completed.
Posted by Jun 25, 2015on
There are many characters in what is known as the Galapagos Islands, Charles Darwin, certainly was instrumental in the history of the archipelago, and inspiration for the science and conservation of unique flora and fauna. The Symposium "Galapagos 2015: Science, Conservation, and History in the 180 years since Darwin" was held in San Francisco, California with presentations by experts on research in the Galapagos Islands. The Charles Darwin Foundation was represented by Peter Kramer, Patricia Jaramillo and Birgit Fessi with presentations and details about the 51 years of work dedicated to the conservation of this archipelago.
Posted by Jun 22, 2015on
The unique animals and plants of the Galapagos archipelago have experienced few extinctions, mainly due to the late colonization of the islands by humans and the high level of protection of most of the archipelago as an uninhabited national park.
Posted by May 29, 2015on
The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), alongside the Ministry of Environment through the Galapagos National Park (GNP), are implementing the first phase of the action plan for the restoration of Baltra and South Plaza Islands as part "Galapagos Verde 2050" project.
Posted by Apr 29, 2015on
S.O.S. Pinzón" is a project created by Isabella Cobo a 10th grade student from Colegio Americano de Quito which has raised $ 1.300 for the Mangrove Finch Conservation Project through the sale of stylish wrist bands.
Posted by Mar 17, 2015on
The Mangrove Finch project team led by the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) and the Ecuadorian Ministry of Environment via the Galapagos National Park Directorate (GNPD), in collaboration with San Diego Zoo Global and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, are once again captive rearing mangrove finches – giving this critically endangered Darwin Finch a further “head start”.
Posted by Mar 04, 2015on
Continuing with efforts to protect Galapagos birds of one of their main threats, the parasitic fly, Philornis downsi, the second workshop was held in our research station, “Searching for solutions to control the parasitic fly, Philornis downsi in the Galapagos ".